IDAS Emotional Support Volunteer- Harrogate

Volunteers are instrumental in supporting our client's when they are moving from crisis to managing their lives beyond abuse. Volunteers can help those starting to move away from service, develop resilience and coping strategies. Volunteers enable them to do this with emotional support calls and check ins. Volunteers can also help with creating and facilitating moving on groups and additional activities.

Skills or experience required?:

A high standard of communication skills, compassion, respect, understanding or a willingness to learn that domestic abuse is complex. For selected candidates we offer thorough training. Survivor experience is not essential but is also welcomed.
Potential volunteers should know that we carry out extensive checks.

You will require?: Criminal Record Check (DBS)
This opportunity is suitable for: Wheelchair users
Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: No
What are the areas of interest?: Admin & office, Befriending & buddying, Information & advice, Practical, Supporting group
Type(s) of cause supported: Victims, crime & safety
Where is the opportunity located?: Harrogate
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 3, preferably more
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times: